|United States Patent||4,561,434|
|Taylor||December 31, 1985|
A launderable cloth-like product for surgical use and method of making same are provided wherein such product has a plurality of layers comprising at least a portion thereof with the plurality of layers comprising a bottom layer and a top layer each made of woven material and the layers are suitably fastened together. The top layer is made with warps and wefts in a plain weave with each of the warps and wefts being made of a blend of natural material and synthetic material and a coating on the top layer defines the outside surface thereof. The coating has hydrophobic properties such that the top layer when new and with the coating thereon is substantially impermeable to water flow therethrough prior to laundering thereof and when subjecting the outside surface to a hydrostatic water pressure generally of the order of 50 pounds per square inch gauge.
|Inventors:||Taylor; Jeffrey L. (Cincinnati, OH)|
Standard Textile Co., Inc.
|Filed:||September 6, 1983|
|Current U.S. Class:||128/849 ; 602/58|
|Current International Class:||A61B 19/00 (20060101); A61B 19/08 (20060101); A61F 013/00 ()|
|Field of Search:||128/132D,155,156 604/370,371,377,378,381 428/248,252,287,391,409|
|4286012||August 1981||Zins et al.|